Book News: February 17th, 1999

By George LawsonInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) challenge the way government collects taxes, conducts monetary policy and regulates flows of information. But to date, the response of government to these challenges has been piecemeal. NetState shows how – if policy makers are prepared to be radical and creative – government can not only survive but thrive in the first digital century. The report defines the principles, roles and functions which can underpin the state of the future, helping to make government more effective, responsive and trustworthy.

Published by Demos 0171 353 4479. 7.95 pounds.